Geotechnical Design Engineer

PWS Technical Services LTD
Greater Manchester
£50000 - £55000/annum plus benefits package
May 03, 2022
May 25, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
This position is working from home. Our client is based in the North West.

Our client is a specialist in the design, supply and installation of all forms of geotechncial engineering, piling and ground engineering. They are vastly experienced in delivering innovative foundations, ground engineering and piling solutions in a wide range of sectors including industrial, commercial and residential, with additional works such as permanent steel, sheet piled basements, retaining walls, temporary works and bracing for the rail, roads and infrastructure arena.

Our client owns and operates a vast fleet of highly specialised and state of the art rigs, equipment, plant and machinery. The delivery of high quality solutions and providing excellent value to clients are central to the company's mission, vision and values, and are seen as critical to the continued success of the business. Their staff are tirelessly dedicated to delivering the highest standards of project excellence for a wide and varied client base, which in turn ensures they continue to be a competitive force in the industry.


Due to continued expansion, an abundant pipeline of works, and the recent award of a number of long term - major contracts, our client is now looking to appoint a Design Engineer to produce designs for their geotechnical - ground engineering, foundations and piling division. You will be responsible for ensuring technical design excellence and governance over design pertaining to all work winning and contract technical issues for the company. You will provide guidance to other members of the team and Directors with regards to all aspects relating to design activity.

The Role

* Managing the production of designs to ensure that the needs of the work winning and operational teams are met in a timely manner, in order to ultimately meet the requirements of clients

* Manage and advise on all piling and foundations designs

* Provide technical support for the estimating and contracts delivery teams with current or potential clients

* Ensure you play an active part in keeping appropriately motivated to deliver high quality design solutions for the business and its clients

* To challenge, review and approve designs, and be proactive to identify potential to reduce risk and improve efficiency wherever possible

* Ensure that designs adhere to relevant Eurocodes and company policies or business objectives, and the compliance to legal requirements and best practice procedures

The Person

* You will possess up to date technical knowledge of foundations, piling and general ground engineering industry design best practice, with experience in producing designs relating to all types of the aforementioned disciplines

* You will be proficient in routine and complex design calculations

* Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required, coupled with an ability to form effective relationships with all stakeholders

* Client centric and flexible in your approach, you will possess the strategic and creative insight to understand the full range of opportunities contained within tenders

* Possess hands on experience of leading the technical design aspects of tenders

This challenging and exciting opportunity requires an individual with a strong technical background and demonstrable experience in the design of projects within the aforementioned sectors. A highly attractive basic salary plus extensive benefits package is on offer to the successful candidate, along with longevity of work and forward career progression